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RASASC is committed to equality and diversity and welcome applications from women within and across all sections of our communities. We are particularly keen to hear from Black, Asian women and women of colour. We also welcome applications from women who have personal experience of sexual violence.

Applications will be accepted from women only under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010


We are recruiting new Trustees to help shape the future of our organisation and support us to achieve our aim of eliminating sexual violence and all forms of violence against women and girls.

RASASC is a registered and independent charity, dedicated to providing specialist support services to female survivors of sexual violence aged 4 years and over. We are a very busy, women only service, based in Croydon, with around 60 staff, self-employed workers and volunteers.

We are looking for enthusiastic women, who are passionate about women’s liberation and committed to advocating for women’s rights, to join our team to provide professional oversight, excellent governance, strategic leadership and act as ambassadors for the organisation.

This is a voluntary role and trustees meet together between 8 and 10 times each year at our centre in Croydon.

If you have skills in the legal profession, human resources, marketing, digital communications, fundraising, the voluntary or public sector, you are an excellent communicator with leadership skills and are passionate about supporting a growing and dedicated team; we would be very interested in hearing from you.  Experience of charity management would also be an advantage.

We’re particularly looking for someone who is able to fulfil the role of a treasurer and are interested in hearing from women with a background and skills in finances and accounting.

  • An understanding of charity finance would be useful but is not essential
  • A finance or accounting qualification and up to date knowledge of financial reporting requirements for charities
  • Good knowledge of financial systems
  • A commitment to the aims and principles of the Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre

If you are interested in the role, please email admin@rasasc.org.uk for an application pack or call 0208 683 3311 for an initial discussion and further information.


Hours: 35 hours a week
Contract: 9/12 months
From: November 2020 to October 2021

Rape Crisis South London (RASASC) has been running the Rape Crisis National Helpline since 1985 and has a reputation for excellence. The helpline is open 365 days a year to women and girls from 13 years old who have survived any form of sexual violence. We offer specialised confidential emotional support and referral information to organisations around the U.K., playing a vital role in ensuring survivors of sexual violence receive the help and support they deserve.

We are looking for someone to join our passionate all woman organisation to provide maternity cover for our Helpline Coordinator. The successful candidate will be confident in leading a team of Helpline volunteers, be able to manage the day to day operation of the Helpline, provide statistics to funders and support the training and development of new volunteers to the Helpline.

You should have a sound understanding of violence against women and girls, be able to represent the organisation to outside agencies, assist in the recruitment and accredited training of volunteers, monitor and evaluate the Helpline, liaise with other departments in our committed organisation and be part of the movement that is Rape Crisis.

We would like you to have excellent organisational and leadership skills as well as being efficient and empathic and able to work on the Helpline on occasions as well as a firm belief that violence against women and girls can be ended.

We believe too many women have had to be silent for too long about the abuse perpetrated against them. We understand that after such silence it can be difficult to speak up at all, to find the words or to believe that anyone will listen. The helpline is here to support survivors to help them find their road to recovery.

For an application pack please email; admin@rasasc.org.uk
Or call 0208 683 3311 for more information

Closing date for applications:  31st October 2020


We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed woman to join our friendly team to provide management of all finance processes, preparation of monthly management accounts, annual budgets, cash flow forecasts and year end accounts. The successful candidate will need to have the following experience, knowledge and skills;

  • A qualified or part qualified accountant
  • Competent use of IT skills
  • Experience in financial planning and analysis
  • A knowledge of Sage and charity SORP would be desirable
  • A commitment to the aims and principles of the Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre

We anticipate the requirement will be for 8 to 10 days each month.

Salary £30,000 pa pro-rated

Closing date for applications:  31st October 2020

For an application pack email admin@rasasc.org.uk or call 0208 683 3311 for an initial discussion and further information.


We are often looking for passionate and dedicated women to volunteer on the National Rape Crisis Helpline.

If you feel you have an open mind and can listen, are empathic and pragmatic, care about supporting women who have survived sexual violence and have the time and enthusiasm to make a commitment to volunteering with us for at least one year, please get in touch.

We will provide you with free accredited training from the London Open College Network.  The training and helpline provision all take place in our anonymous building in the centre of Croydon, South London.

For further information email helpline.coordinator@rasasc.org.uk


We are often looking for experienced counsellors & qualified clinical supervisors to join our well established team working with women who have survived sexual violence. To apply you will need to have:

  • Diploma in counselling Supervision with, or working towards accreditation
  • A minimum of two years post qualification experience
  • Experience of working with survivors of sexual violence
  • Availability to work at least one early evening a week.

Accredited Sexual Violence training, developed by Rape Crisis is provided. CPD is given four times a year (funding permitting).  Bi-lingual counsellors are most welcome.   If you enjoy working in a committed team of women please call or email us for further information.

counsellingmanager@rasasc.org.uk or 0208 683 3311


We have a range of volunteer opportunities from assisting with campaigning, to general office administration. To enquire please contact info@rasasc.org.uk, stating your skills and experience, the amount of hours per week you are able to volunteer and the area you wish to volunteer in.

Due to the high volume of emails and requests we recieve, we are not always to reply to everyone. Thank you to anyone who does want to volunteer their time with us and we will get in touch if we have an opportunity for you.

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